Today in country music history:
2008 - Taylor Swift and Def Leppard taped an installment of CMT Crossroads.
2005 - Trace Adkins' video for "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" premiered.
2004 - The film Friday Night Lights premiered at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood. The movie featured Tim McGraw's first film role.
1998 - Alabama got their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1996 - Tim McGraw married Faith Hill in Rayville, Louisiana on the day of his Swampstock benefit concert.
1990 - Garth Brooks went to number one with "Friends in Low Places."
1990 - Garth Brooks joined the Grand Ole Opry, and Alan Jackson made his first appearance on the show.
1977 - Dolly Parton's single "Here You Come Again" was released.
1974 - Marty Robbins hit a wall at 160 miles per hour during the National 500 stock car race in Charlotte, North Carolina. He got two broken ribs, a broken tailbone and 37 facial stitches as a result of the crash.
Tim Rushlow - singer, Little Texas
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